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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2011

Early Lesions of Articular Osteochondrosis in the Distal Femur of Foals

Olstad K, Ytrehus B, Ekman Stina, Carlson CS, Dolvik NI


Failure of cartilage canal blood supply to epiphyseal growth cartilage has been implicated in the pathogenesis of articular osteochondrosis in horse and other animal species


foal; growth cartilage; histology; ischemic necrosis; osteochondrosis; subchondral bone cyst

Published in

Veterinary Pathology
2011, Volume: 48, number: 6, pages: 1165-1175
Publisher: Veterinary Pathology Online